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Full Name Gregory Nava
Profession Screenwriter
Date of Birth April 10 , 1949
Current Age 74 years
Birth Country United States
Nationality U.S. citizens
Birth Sign Aries
Dead or Alive Alive ( 74 years old)

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Gregory Nava is one of the famous Screenwriter, who was born on the memorable day of April 10 in the year 1949. Hailing from the vibrant city of California, Gregory Nava is a proud citizen of United States.

Award-winning screenwriter, most recognized for his critically-acclaimed screenplay, El Norte.

Over the years, not only have skills been honed, but a significant impact has also been made in the professional field. Whether it's through work, public appearances, or contributions to the community, Gregory Nava continues to be an inspiration for many.

Personal Information

Details about Gregory Nava
Popular As: Gregory Nava
First Name: Gregory
Last Name: Nava
Gender: Male
Birthday: April 10
Birth Year: 1949
Age: 74-years
Education: UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television; University of California, Los Angeles; St. Augustine High School


In 1976, he obtained his MFA from UCLA.

His first film, The Confessions of Amans, won the Best Feature Award in 1976 at the highly respected Chicago International Film Festival.


He married his wife, Anna, in 1975. They had two sons: Christopher and Ted. He directed Jennifer Lopez in the 1997 film Selena.

Gregory Nava Timeline

Nava married Anna Thomas in 1975. They collaborated on many projects, and had sons Christopher (born 1984) and Teddy (born 1985) before separating in 1995. They eventually divorced in 2006. Nava married Barbara Martinez in 2013. .
Augustine High School in San Diego and went on to attend film school at UCLA where he earned an MFA in 1976.
In 1995 the film was registered by the Library of Congress, National Film Registry.
Nava had further directing success in 1997 with the film Selena, starring Jennifer Lopez, who was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress. .
From 2003 to 2004, Nava executive produced the television series American Family: Journey of Dreams for PBS.
In 2006, Nava produced, wrote, and directed the film Bordertown which made its debut at the Berlin Film Festival on February 15, 2007. The film, based on true events, is a political thriller about a series of unsolved murders in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. It stars Jennifer Lopez as a Chicago-based reporter who follows the story.